Faculty Officer, Faculty of Human Sciences

Sydney, Australia
12 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Exciting opportunity to be part of Macquarie PACE team
  • Supportive and Innovative working environment
  • Full-time, 12-month term position

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing the Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light. 

Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) is a University-wide initiative designed to provide undergraduate students with experiential learning opportunities with a range of local, regional and international partners. PACE units provide an academic framework through which students can engage with the community, learn through participation, develop their capabilities and build the skills valued by employers. The PACE initiative, for the University, its stakeholders and the broader community, is an important strategic priority. 

The Role 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and team orientated professional to join the Faculty of Human Sciences PACE team.  Reporting to the Faculty PACE Manager, Human Sciences, you will work at the front line with students, academic unit convenors and partner organisations and be responsible for the operational and administrative requirements which underpin the sustainability and success of the PACE initiative. You will contribute to new partner development and provide ongoing, high-level support and service to PACE partners; support PACE unit convenors with the co-ordination and delivery of PACE activities; contribute to the development, implementation and quality assurance of business processes; and contribute to PACE communications, marketing and events.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please apply online with your CV and cover letter (1-2 pages) addressing the selection criteria below:

  • Experience building and managing relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Administration/ project management experience, including planning and implementing business processes and systems with an eye for detail and follow through.
  • Understanding of community/ not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience in an education environment in a customer service context will be well regarded.

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

Salary Package: from $80,231 to $88,561 per annum (Level 6), plus 9.5% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed term for 12 months (maternity leave relief).

Enquiries: Linda Barach at linda.barach@mq.edu.au or Denitsa Filipova at Denitsa.filipova@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Friday 19 January 2018 at 11:55pm. Applicants must be available for interview in the week commencing 29 January 2018.

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact one of the Enquiries people listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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